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Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomeInterested in learning how to play chess? Registration required. To register or for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Chalk It Up!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Chalk it up! Learn how to draw with chalk, create your own stencils and make your own sidewalk chalk! Presented by Vibe Arts For Children and Youth....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Adult Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Chess players of all levels are welcome. Registration required. To register or for more information ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Gardening with LEGS
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Bringing the Outdoors In. Join local gardeners to share tips, plants, seeds and more. Co-sponsored with the Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society. info@legsetobicoke.ca 416-37-5449.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event DIY: Custom Candle Creation
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Light up your life with your own crazy creation! Put old crayons and creativity together to make a special gift for someone you care about or for you to enjoy. Please bring a small glass jar or one 2 to 3 ounce glass to the p...

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will explain how the raptors are identified and will introduc...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...